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. due to water and fire and wind. hurricane sandy ravaged the east coast, some places scarred forever, others coming back slowly. and we'll have more on all of it in just a moment. but again this evening, it is a big problem on the part of the government that starts off our broadcast. specifically, this new health care law. beyond the colossal problems with the website well chronicled, now it is the assurances by the president that are drawing scrutiny when he told americans if you liked your health care plan, you could keep it. well, with insurance companies discontinuing some policies of some people, we finding that's no longer the case. as many deal with the potential for new higher costs. our senior investigative correspondent lisa myers broke the story for us last night and has more for washington tonight. good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. so far almost 2 million of the 14 million americans who buy individual coverage have gotten letters that their policy is canceled or has to change because of the law. still the white house insists the president did not mislead ame
of the arrival of hurricane sandy. the former gateway to the nation sustained heavy damage in the storm. the storm was a traumatic event for so many people during a full moon, remember. you can probably guess the rest. for the women who went into labor this week a year ago, it was a huge challenge, a lasting memory. and tonight nbc's rehema ellis checks in on them. >> look at you! >> reporter: it's hard to imagine this was nearly a year ago. >> hey, sweetheart. >> reporter: julia was in labor at nyu medical center during the height of hurricane sandy when the hospital found itself in critical condition. flooded with 14 feet of water and without power or a working generator, the hospital was forced to evacuate more than 300 patients. >> we prioritized the patients one by one, put them on a sled and went down the stairs, one staircase at a time. >> reporter: julia and her husband were among those rushed to other facilities. >> i was holding a cell phone above her while they were putting in the iv and epidural. >> reporter: mika was later born at mount sinai. when sandy came ashore in new
today after being canceled last year in the immediate aftermath of hurricane sandy. the new york city marathon also came less than seven months after the bombings of the boston marathon. the memories of that tragic day are still fresh. nbc's ron allen was at today's race. >> reporter: as some 50,000 runners conquered the streets of new york, the largest group ever, competitors like bill mcindicated had some unfinished business. >>> we never give up as americans and as runners. >> reporter: he was on his final mile of the boston marathon in april when those two bombs exploded, killing three, wounding hundreds including six from his home town of stoneham. today he ran for them. >> it is just to show that we won't be intimidated and it is not a heroic thing. it is what americans do. >> reporter: security was very tight. hundreds of cameras monitoring the route. especially trained dogs sniffing for explosives, helicopters filling the skies. new york police have said they started reexamining their security plan for the marathon the day after the bombs exploded in boston. that's why there a
the race because the city was badly torn up by hurricane sandy. well, this weekend a very determined young woman is trying to make her fourth marathon for the year. something no one's ever done. and that's just the beginning so the story of tatiana mcfadden. here is our national correspondent kate snow. >> reporter: watch tatiana mcfadden in the weight room, and you'll see why her coach calls her the beast. >> why does everyone else get sweet nicknames and i get the beast? what's wrong here? >> reporter: there is a reason for that name. the biceps, sculpted back powering her wheelchair. we've been following her for miles at about 20 miles per hour. >> yeah. >> reporter: she's fast. >> she is fast. >> reporter: we chased her as she trained for this weekend's marathon. a new york win would follow chicago, london, and boston. >> tatiana mcfadden of the united states. >> reporter: no one has won so many major marathons in one year. but no one is quite like tat the -- tatiana mcfadden. she was born with spina bifida, a hole in her back, abandoned at a russian orphanage. >> my legs were atrophie
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